Part-Time Paid Internship In Communications & Marketing | Downtown Alliance

Part-Time Paid Internship In Communications & Marketing

The Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc. is seeking a part-time, paid Communications & Marketing intern. The position would require no more than 23 hrs./week at $15/hour and be effective immediately.  This is a prime opportunity for students pursuing a degree in journalism, public relations or marketing to gain experience in a nonprofit focused on Lower Manhattan’s success.

The mission of the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors. We nurture relationships with district businesses, restaurants and hotels to develop cultural, arts and events programs for a diverse audience.

You will be an integral part of the Communications & Marketing team and your opinions and thoughts will be valued.

Responsibilities:

  • Compile daily press clips pertinent to the Downtown Alliance

  • Assist with compiling and organizing event listings

  • Draft written materials for publication and/or release, including blog posts, social media posts, marketing collateral and newsletters

  • Assist in designing visual materials (video + static) for social media, marketing collateral, etc.

  • Assist at events and news conferences

  • Handle fulfillment of requests for collateral material for various Lower Manhattan constituents

  • Work with members of the Communications & Marketing Team to support media requests

  • Some lifting required (up to approximately 20 lbs)
     

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, and/or Marketing

  • Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Literate in Google G Suite (includes Docs, Sheets and Email)

  • Knowledge of graphic design programs or video editing a plus (Photoshop, Canva, iMovie, Premiere)
     

To apply:

Please send cover letters, resumes and one non-academic writing sample to:
Ron Dizon
Alliance for Downtown New York
120 Broadway, Suite 3340
New York, NY 10271
rdizon@downtownny.com

This position is eligible for overtime under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. 

The Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.